Herb, Lamb's Ears
- Perennial plant in zones 4-9
- Plants grow to 18-24 inches
- Silvery-grey leaves feel like felt
- Spikes with purple/pink flowers
This variety will grow well in most regions of the United States.
Herb, Lamb's Ears Description
This variety is native to Turkey and Armenia and most often cultivated as an ornamental plant. It is a particularly nice addition to children's gardens as the leaves are velvety and soft to the touch.
Learn to Grow it
You can sow seeds indoors or directly into the soil in mild areas starting around mid-spring.
Space your plants or seeds 6-8 inches apart in well fertilized soil. Plant your seeds 1/4-3/4 in. deep.
This is a "cut-and-come-again" plant so you can harvest leaves as they mature. Keep the leaves well watered and cool.
Mulching the soil around this crop can help protect the plant and keep roots cool and moist. In frost-free zones, this crop can be grow throughout the fall and winter.